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  • GOP, Dems clash over online domain name oversight Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 4:03 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Republican opposition to Obama administration plans to spin off U.S. oversight of the Internet's domain name system is evolving into an election-year political fight, with GOP lawmakers using it as the latest front in their attacks on President Barack Obama's trustworthiness.

  • Ulta to create up to 537 jobs at Indiana plant Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    GREENWOOD, Ind.— Beauty products retailer Ulta Inc. will locate a distribution center in Greenwood, Ind. and create up to 537 jobs by 2018.. The Indiana Economic Development Corp. said Thursday that the Bolingbrook, Ill.- based company will invest nearly $52 million to lease and equip a 670,000- square-foot plant in the southern Indianapolis suburb.

  • *Greece makes successful return to bond markets. NEW YORK, April 10- U.S. technology stocks slumped on Thursday, resuming recent weakness in shares that had led U.S. stocks higher for more than a year, while Greece's much-heralded return to the bond market buoyed euro zone debt.

  • *Bed, Bath& Beyond slumps after earnings. *eBay falls after ending proxy fight with Icahn. Google Inc, which was down 2.8 percent at $548.62, and Biogen Idec Inc, down 2.9 percent at $292, were among the biggest drags on the S&P 500..

  • *Greece makes successful return to bond markets. NEW YORK, April 10- U.S. and European equity markets resumed their downward trend on Thursday, driving investors into safe-haven government bonds, while Greece's much-heralded return to the bond market buoyed euro zone debt.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St dips after rally; biotechs drag Nasdaq Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:59 AM ET

    *Bed, Bath& Beyond slumps after earnings. *eBay falls after ending proxy fight with Icahn. Google Inc, which was down 2.5 percent at $553, and Biogen Idec Inc, down 3.7 percent at $289.50, were among the biggest drags on the S&P 500..

  • How states fared on unemployment benefit claims Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Weekly applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 300,000. Claims fell to their lowest point since May 2007 _several months before the Great Recession started later that year. Pennsylvania: Down 2,007, due to fewer layoffs in food service and construction.

  • WASHINGTON, April 10- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to the lowest level in almost seven years, which could bolster views of an acceleration in job growth after a cold winter dampened hiring.

  • WASHINGTON, April 9- Detroit on Wednesday struck a deal with a core group of creditors that could ease concerns about the treatment of certain bonds in its landmark bankruptcy case and pave the way for compromises with other creditors.

  • WASHINGTON, April 9- The city of Detroit on Wednesday struck a deal with bond insurers over a key class of debt in its landmark bankruptcy case that significantly reduces bondholder losses and could pave the way for agreements with other creditors.

  • Guid can intervene in fight for Philly newspapers Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    WILMINGTON, Del.— A Delaware judge says the union representing hundreds of workers for Philadelphia's two largest newspapers can participate in the dissolution of their ownership group. The company is being dissolved as its owners fight over control of The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News and the Philly.com website.

  • ROCHESTER, Minn./ PHILADELPHIA, April 8- The Federal Reserve needs to be more specific about what economic conditions would prompt it to raise interest rates from current rock-bottom levels, a pair of top Fed officials normally at loggerheads on policy said on Tuesday.

  • Union: No SEPTA strike in immediate future Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    PHILADELPHIA— The head of the union representing Philadelphia bus, subway and trolley operators said Tuesday that a strike is not imminent, but he noted that stalled contract talks would not resume until transit officials provided key financial information.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to April 22 Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser speaks before the "Enhancing Prudential Standards in Financial Regulations" conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia- 1845 GMT.

  • A look at pension problems in major US cities Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 5:27 PM ET

    CHICAGO: Mayor Rahm Emanuel has pitched a plan to cut the city's nearly $20 billion pension shortfall in half by reducing benefits and hiking property taxes. PHILADELPHIA: The city's unfunded pension liability was $5.3 billion as of July.

  • Pensions pose latest challenge for Chicago mayor Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 3:43 PM ET

    CHICAGO— Rahm Emanuel has been a force in politics— the mastermind behind a Democratic takeover of Congress, dealmaker in two White Houses and now the hard-charging mayor intent on fixing what ails the nation's third-largest city, no matter whom he ticks off in the process.

  • End of Windows XP support spells trouble for some Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 3:28 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and the move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.

  • Atlantic City casino earnings down 35 percent Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Not even a boost from Internet gambling money and the comparison with an extremely slow period after Superstorm Sandy could prevent Atlantic City's casinos from seeing a big decline in their earnings in 2013..

  • Ford recalls nearly 435,000 vehicles Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:06 PM ET

    The SUVs were originally sold or registered in 20 states and Washington, D.C., where salt is used to clear snow and ice from roads. The Escapes covered by the recall were built from Oct. 22, 1999 through Dec. 19, 2003 at the Kansas City Assembly plant, and from May 1, 2003 through Jan. 23, 2004 at the Ohio Assembly plant, Ford said in a statement issued Monday.

  • Angry families want GM prosecuted for defects Sunday, 6 Apr 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders responsible for letting the problems fester for more than a decade— and perhaps for covering them up.

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